David W. Blight

David W. Blight is Class of 1954 Professor of American History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University. He is the author or editor of a dozen books, including American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era; and Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory; and annotated editions of Douglass’s first two autobiographies. He has worked on Douglass much of his professional life, and been awarded the Bancroft Prize, the Abraham Lincoln Prize, and the Frederick Douglass Prize, among others.

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COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA
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Milpitas, CA 95035
OCT 22
STANFORD UNIVERSITY
450 Serra Mall
Levinthal Hall, Humanities Center
Stanford, CA 94305
OCT 22
UNC CHAPEL HILL
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University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
OCT 25
POLITICS & PROSE
5015 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
OCT 29

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